Christmas Around the World and Year of Cheer

Christmas Around the World and Year of Cheer

Thanksgiving was a busy time around the Stewart household!  Thanksgiving meal with my husband’s folks, then we headed up even further north into the beautiful mountains of North Georgia for a very peaceful weekend.  A respite before the Christmas “activity storm” hits!

Christmas Around the World and Year of Cheer

 

The Mini Pizza Boxes in the Holiday Catalog made it so quick and easy to create these Christmas gift boxes.  I used the Christmas Around the World Designer Series Paper with a touch of gold glitter paper scrap from a Paper Pumpkin Kit (yay for scraps!) and bit of Basic Black Bakers Twine for the accent.  The sentiment, also, is from a Paper Pumpkin Kit stamp set.  

The Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper has really become one of my very favorites!  I mounted a square of it on a square of Gold Foil Sheets, then topped with a gold Foil Snowflake and a Gold Faceted Gem.  Love the BLING!

While I was playing with the Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper, I decided to make a gift bag with it using one of my favorite Stampin’ Up tools, the Gift Bag Punch Board.  It makes creating bags incredibly fast!

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As lovely as this is, it only took me minutes to craft it, thanks to the Gift Bag Punch Board.  I bannered a piece of the Champagne Foil Sheets with the  Banner Triple Punch, then topped it with the gold Foil Snowflake and a Faceted Gem.  I used the Gold Ribbon for that “extra touch” behind the snowflake.  Can you tell I like bling?!?

These are just a few of the items I will have for sale this weekend at the Holiday Expo Event here in Jasper.

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HOLIDAY EXPO

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3RD, 3-7 PM

GET TO THE POINTE DANCE CENTER, 575 Noah Drive,  Jasper, GA

Come see me and numerous other vendors to do some Christmas shopping!  I’ll have Christmas cards, boxes and bags, as well as many all occasion cards and gifts. 

 

December Classes Schedule

 

Quick and Easy Cards Classes

Three different times from which to choose!

Monday, December 11th, 6:30-8:30 PM

Tuesday, December 12th, 6:30-8:30 PM

Thursday, December 14th, 10 AM-12 Noon 

**This month we’ll be using the Brightly Lit Stamps and Dies Set to create 2 different cards, 2 of each design with inside sentiments and envelopes.  We’ll also be making 2 Christmas ornaments. 

**Please bring your scissors and adhesives.  I do have Snail adhesive runners and refills for sale.

**Cost is $15 or FREE with a $20 Product Order placed at the Class. 

**RSVP BY TWO DAYS BEFORE THE CLASS YOU CHOOSE TO ATTEND.  You may RSVP on the Crafting on the Hill Facebook Page, on the Events Calendar on my website, or by personally contacting me.

**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

Tuesday, December 5th, is the Crafting on the Hill Team Christmas Party, with fun, games and FOOD!!  Want to become a member of my Team and come party with us?  I would LOVE to have you! 

Just purchase the ULTIMATE BUNDLE STARTER KIT to become a member of the Crafting on the Hill Team!

What is the Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit?

Did you know that for just $99 you can get the following:

  • Our Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 of products OF YOUR CHOICE for just $99, shipping included.  A FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit is also included.

  • A 20% Product Discount on ALL purchases for at least 6 months.

  • Become a member of the fabulously FUN Crafting on the Hill Crafters.

Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

 

 

Introducing Stamparatus!

Introducing Stamparatus!

Incredible new Stampin’ Up tool!

It’s big news when something breaks the mold and changes everything. The Stamparatus will change the way you stamp, and before long, you’ll wonder how you crafted without it!

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Why do YOU need one? You’ll fall in love with stamping all over again when you learn everything you can do with it!

  • Make multiples with ease
  • Consistently stamp crisp, clean images
  • If you want a darker impression, apply more ink and restamp—no need to start over
  • Make fewer mistakes, saving time and money
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Develop new and specialized stamping techniques with adjustable stamping plates and precision placement.

You must be a Demonstrator or have an online Customer Account with me to preorder. The first preorder is NOVEMBER 16TH, and only WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!  Stampin’ Up is introducing a new ordering system as an awesome new Customer Service.

Stamparatus Questions

Q: How do I reserve my Stamparatus?
A: Normally you order Stampin’ Up! products through the online store; in this case, you will click the RESERVE link on the Stamparatus page which will take you to the reservation page. I can provide you with step by step instructions!
Q: What if I do not have a Stampin’ Up! customer account?
A: To reserve a Stamparatus, you must have a customer account. To create one, click Create Account on my online store at http://www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.
Q: Why does it take so long for the Stamparatus to ship?
A: We will place an order with the manufacturer based on how many reservations are made during any given reservation window. Shipping dates depend on how long it takes the order to arrive in our warehouse after the tools have been manufactured.

Q: Am I billed at the time I reserve my Stamparatus?
A: No. However, a credit card is required to reserve the product.

Q: When will I be charged for the Stamparatus?
A: When inventory arrives in the warehouse, we will add your reservation to a shopping cart. We will then send you an email notifying you that your Stamparatus order is ready. Once you finalize payment and close your order, the system will charge your credit card.

Q: Will I be able to add other products to my Stamparatus reservation?
A: No. However, once your reservation is transferred to your shopping cart, you will then be able to add other items to your order. Important note: Please do not delete the Stamparatus from your order. We will not be able to add it back and you will lose your reservation.

Q: Will I be able to update my address and credit card information when I open my shopping bag to complete my order?
A: Yes.

Q: What if I change my mind and want to cancel my reservation?
A: You can cancel your reservation at any time. To cancel, please see the How to Reserve Your Stamparatus Tutorial for Customers PDF.

Here’s what the form will look like:

stamparatus for customer formQ: When I close my order, can I take advantage of current Stampin’ Up! promotions?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I participate in all three reservation periods?
A: Yes.

Q: How many stamp placement tools can I reserve per reservation window?
A: For customers, there is a limit of 1 per reservation window.

I will have a FREE GIFT for all who reserve a copy!

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

 

Pick a Pumpkin Bundle Cards and Stampin’ Blends

Pick a Pumpkin Bundle Cards and Stampin’ Blends

Pick a Pumpkin Bundle

For many years, Thanksgiving has been a favorite holiday.  Though we should have grateful hearts every day, I love taking a special day to take the time to express that gratitude while surrounded by the ones we love.  Oh, yes…and to eat the food for which we are so grateful!  Yummy!

I love, love decorating for Thanksgiving, too, using lots of pumpkins–real ones on the front steps (hoping the bear doesn’t get them!), pumpkin shaped candles, pumpkin placemats.  All of it!  So, naturally, I immediately fell in love with our Pick a Pumpkin Stamps and Dies Bundle in our Holiday Catalog.  Have you seen it yet?  Here are a couple of cards I made using the stamps and dies.

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The Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper is used for the background, the rectangle accent and the “fussy cut” pumpkins.  The large pumpkin and leaf dies are from the Pick a Pumpkin Dies Set.  The sentiment is from the Wood Words Stamps Set.

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Cajun Craze and Tangerine Tango Inks were used here with the Pick a Pumpkin Stamps and Dies coordinated set.  The sentiment is from the Painted Harvest Stamps Set, and the background is the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper.  A Crushed Curry Twine bow is the perfect accent!

Here’s the Pick a Pumpkin Stamps and Dies.  And it’s so versatile–those leaves could be used year round!

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LOVE, LOVE THE NEW STAMPIN’ BLENDS!

This is my very first experience with alcohol markers, and it’s like a whole new artistic world has been opened to me!  They make creating beautiful projects so much easier.

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This little Eskimo card was created using the Cookie Cutter Stamps and coordinated punch.  I used the Pool Party and Daffodil Delight Combo Packs to color his coat, gloves and boots.  The face was colored with the Ivory Blend and I used a touch of Calypso Coral light for the “rosy cheeks.”  Wink of Stella added to the “snow effect” on the igloo created with you Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, then die cut with the Layering Ovals Framelits Dies.  Such a cutie!

NOVEMBER QUICK AND EASY CARDS CLASSES

NEW CLASS ADDED TO THE SCHEDULE

 

This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using the Count My Blessings Stamp Set and the Merry Mistletoe Stamp Set to make 6 cards, 2 each of 3 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments.

There are three Class Times from which to choose:

Monday, November 13th, 6:30-8:30 PM 

Tuesday, November 14th, 10 AM-12 Noon 

Tuesday, November 14th, 6:30-8:30 PM

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order. 
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday, November 12th and let me know which class you will be attending.  You may RSVP on my Facebook page or on my website.
**Bring a friend and you and your friend select 3 handmade cards from cards stash.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

ULTIMATE BUNDLE STARTER KIT

Did you know that for just $99 you can get the following:

  • Our Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 of products OF YOUR CHOICE for just $99, shipping included.  A FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit is also included.
  • A 20% Product Discount on ALL purchases for at least 6 months.
  • Become a member of the fabulously FUN Crafting on the Hill Crafters.

Want to know more?  Contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®